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Jennifer Garner, The Blanton’s Manager of School and Family Programs, explores the connections between art and poetry with Badgerdog Literary Publishing and a group of young writers from Austin ISD Since childhood I’ve loved nothing more than to be transported to other worlds by reading a good book, short story, or poem, so it was…

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Guest blogger and curator Katie Geha examines the radical life of artist Lee Lozano in her Blanton exhibition… The painter and conceptual artist Lee Lozano loved puns: “As I’ve been saying for years,” she wrote in her memo pad. “The great puns are metaphor in its purest form.” A pun is a rhetorical device that…

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Do you love art and books? Is your new year’s resolution to read and learn more? Then The Blanton Book Club is just the thing for you! This well-loved group meets in the galleries once a month for docent-led discussions as part of our Third Thursday evening events. Books are selected in conjunction with works…

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Ursula Davila Villa, associate curator for Latin American art, gives an update on several great new projects in the works… The last few months have been exciting, busy, and full of new discoveries. About a week ago, I returned from Los Angles, where I saw several exhibitions organized as part of Pacific Standard Time: Art…

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